Lexical Data Masterclass – meeting on methods and techniques for the creation, management and use of digital lexical data

  • Application deadline
  • 26. 10. 2018
  • Dates
  • 3-7.12.2018
  • Location
  • Berlin, Germany
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Co-organized by DARIAH-EU, the Berlin Brandenburg Academy of Sciences (BBAW), Inriaand the Belgrade Center for Digital Humanities, with the support of CLARIN and the European Lexicographic Infrastructure (ELEXIS), the 2018 edition of the Lexical Data Masterclass will take place in Berlin at the BBAW from 3 to 7 December.

LexMC2018 will bring together 20 advanced trainees together with experts to share experiences, methods and techniques for the creation, management and use of lexical data.

The masterclass will cover a number of topics ranging from general models for lexical content and TEI-based representation of lexical data to working efficiently with XML editors. The participants will have a chance to attend different sessions, consult with experts on their own dictionary projects and get to know and test TEI Lex-0, a newly proposed baseline encoding for lexicographic data.

The masterclass will also feature a keynote by Karlheinz Moerth, Director of the Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities at the Austrian Academy of Sciences,

Potential applicants should submit a short proposal presenting their background and interest in the field together with a description of a concrete project involving lexical data that they would like to pursue during the masterclass.

Participation is free of charge. Travel costs and accommodation will be covered for all participants up to a maximum of 600€.

Applications should be made via the Lexical Master Class website: https://lexmc18.sciencesconf.org

Application deadline: 26th October 2018
Notification of acceptance: 5th November 2018

Further inquiries can be made to: lexmc18@sciencesconf.org

For an overview of the last year’s masterclass, see https://digilex.hypotheses.org/386

Follow up:

After a week of intense work, the participants of the Lexical Data Masterclass presented their projects and results and discussed a variety of encoding and transformation issues which are summarized here:
From Àbèsàbèsì to XPath: An Overview of the Lexical Data Masterclass 2018